Omega-3 fatty acid-, micronutrient-, and probiotic-enriched nutrition helps body weight stabilization in head and neck cancer cachexia.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether an oral nutritional supplement enriched with omega-3 fatty acids, micronutrients, and probiotics affected body weight (BW) changes, serum albumin and prealbumin levels in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) cachexia. STUDY DESIGN Sixty-eight HNC patients were randomly assigned to receive either an Ethanwell/Ethanzyme (EE… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.oooo.2013.01.015

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@article{Yeh2013Omega3FA, title={Omega-3 fatty acid-, micronutrient-, and probiotic-enriched nutrition helps body weight stabilization in head and neck cancer cachexia.}, author={Kun-yun Yeh and Hung-Ming Wang and John W-C Chang and Jen-seng Huang and Chien-hong Lai and Yii-Jenq Lan and Tsung-Han Wu and Pei-Hung Chang and Hang Wang and Chang-jer Wu and S. Hsia and Cheng-hsu Wang}, journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology}, year={2013}, volume={116 1}, pages={41-8} }